Antiwar Radio: Matt Southworth

Matt Southworth, Campaigns Program Assistant at the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), discusses his transition from Army soldier to peace activist; the work done by the diverse membership of the Friends Committee (they arenít necessarily Quakers); the Congressional Research Serviceís report ďThe Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11;Ē how a diversion of war funds for one year could pay off all US state deficits; why itís hard to calculate the level of Pentagon fraud and waste, while they remain exempt from financial audit; the increased number of generals and high-ranking officers compared to levels during WWII; and why economies based on war are unsustainable and will eventually collapse.